cruise ship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cruise ship a passenger ship used commercially for pleasure cruises
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Usage

In literature:

On his last cruise he had shipped two strangers in Tahiti as mate and supercargo.
"A Son Of The Sun" by Jack London
To proceed: we cruised some months in the South Sea and took a number of ships.
"The Frozen Pirate" by W. Clark Russell
The first of these cruises was that made in April by the ships "Warren," "Queen of France," and "Ranger.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
Sidney now cast a glance about for the ship that was cruising by the headland.
"As It Was in the Beginning" by Philip Verrill Mighels
This was all very well, but one cannot charter and outfit a ship for a long cruise upon day-dreams.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
In January, 1813, the "Dolphin" fell in with a British ship and brig cruising together off Cape St. Vincent.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
Lawrence's first service was a cruise to the West Indies, in the Ganges, a twenty-four gun ship, then commanded by Captain Tingey.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 2 of 8" by Various
You say the 'Lachesis' and they say 'Oh, yes, the cruise ship.
"A Question of Courage" by Jesse Franklin Bone
Here they watered, boot-topped their ship, and made ready for the designed cruise.
"Great Pirate Stories" by Various
Not only was the Lower Scheldt firmly held, but enemy ships cruised permanently outside Ostend, Nieuport and Dunkirk.
"Belgium" by Emile Cammaerts
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In poetry:

I SING a legend of the sea,
So hard-a-port upon your lee!
A ship on starboard tack!
She's bound upon a private cruise -
(This is the kind of spice I use
To give a salt-sea smack).
"The Captain and the Mermaids" by William Schwenck Gilbert
A crew at every three-inch gun,
An' all han's keyed up fer th' run —
Wuz how we cruised that night;
I tuk th' wheel — I'd never had
A taste o' war — wuz jest a lad —
But I had shipped t' fight.
"Signal Bill" by Burt Franklin Jenness
We've painted the Ratcliff Highway red
To the tune of twelvemonth's pay — We've cruised around from the "Ship Aground"
To the shores of Tiger Bay,
We've stood our pals and we've kissed the gals
For a fortnight and a day . . .
"Outward Bound" by Cicely Fox Smith
'Twas a dirty night, 'twas a dirty trick
When our ship turned over in the Atlantic
It was the schooner Hesperous - we all lay asleep in our bunks
Bound for a cruise, where they don't have revues
With a cargo of elephant's trunks.
"The Sailor's Farewell To His Horse." by Billy Bennett
After a fortnight's cruise, we put into port one day,
And off on leave for a week went kind LIEUTENANT BELAYE,
And after a long long week had passed (and it seemed like a life),
LIEUTENANT BELAYE returned to his ship with a fair young wife!
"The Bumboat Woman's Story" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Shuttle will cater to cruise ship passengers.
Frank Del Rio won't use the 'L' word to describe his brand-new cruise ship the Riviera - or her almost identical year-old sister, the Marina.
How would you describe your experience on the Chasers at Sea cruise ship tour, which took the group to Key West and Cozumel.
The details surrounding the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster get stranger and stranger.
From the headlines this week, we've all been keeping up with the Italian tragedy of the Costa Concordia cruise ship.
A Carnival cruise ship crew member was rescued after leaping overboard as the ship was returning to Galveston.
It made thousands of people sick on cruise ships last year, and now the Noro, or Norwalk Virus, may the culprit behind a recent food-borne outbreak at a local restaurant.
Jurors hear case of cruise ship gang rape.
After cruising along the West Coast for years, Walt Disney Co. Is moving all four of its cruise ships to Florida during the first half of 2014.
0The ongoing debate over cruise ships on the South Carolina coast is going before the Charleston City Council.
Disney to base four cruise ships in Florida.
Has decided to move all four of its cruise ships to Florida during the first half of 2014.
It made thousands of people sick on cruise ship s last year, and now the Noro, or Norwalk Virus, may the culprit behind a recent food-borne outbreak at a local restaurant.
Following cruise ship tragedy, locals train in water safety.
0In the wake of the cruise ship disaster, off the Italian coast, the Maritime Academy of Toledo held water safety training this week.
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